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I Baking Powder
. Ah&ohatQly Puro
1 Makes Home Baking Easy
With minimum trouble and cost bis
\ cuit, cake and pastry are made fresh,
, clean and greatly superior to the ready
made, dry, found-in-tbe-shop variety,
and danger of alum food is avoided.
l LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. |
Mr. P. M. Hollams, of Gray Court,
was in the city Saturday.
Mr. Sain Dorroh of Woodruff, was
a visitor in the city Monday.
Mr. Clyde Fowler has accepted a
position with tin- Bank of Laurens.
Messrs. Dick Childless and Ford
Franks .spent the week-end in Qaff
Col. .1. C. Bums of Greenwood was
among the business visitors here this
Mr. Johu OwlngS, of Gray Court,
was a business visitor in the city
Mr. .1. H. Boiling, of Columbia, spent
Sunday in the city as the guest of Mr.
W. It. Riehey, Jr.
Mrs. W. F. Lucas has returned from
Spartanburg where she went (o hear
Bond last Monday evening.
Mr. C. u. Betholl, manager of the
Laurens Glass Works, was in the city
today. -Greenwood Daily Journal.
Mrs. lt. D. Hart and little child,
of Anderson, are guests at the home
Of Mr. and Mrs. W. It. Kichey, Sr.
Mr. I.. W. Dial, who lives on Rural
Route No. l out of Owings Station,
was a visitor in tho city Tuesday.
Miss Fdna Sitgreaves returned last
week from Lancaster, where she has
boon visiting friends for some time.
Miss Willie Dorroh, teacher at the
I? New Harmony school, spent the
B week-end with her mother in (lie city.
Misses Annie and Gertrude Tollison
have returned home from a. short vis
it with friends und relatives in Green
Miss Rdlth Smith, of Columbia, is
tho charming guest of Miss Toeeoa
('nine at her home on South Harper
Miss Dora Coker and Messts Carl
Bramlett and Carl Roper spent last
Sunday in Greenwood with Miss
Mr. .1. F. Mintor, of Sedalia. who has
been in a hospital for some lime, is
again out and was a visitor in the
city last wock.
Mr. Albert Dial, who has been trav
eling through the south in Hie inter
est of the Laurens Glass Works, re
turned home Friday.
Mr. Tom Swlt/.er, buyer for Swit/.or
Company reutrncd home last week, af
ter spending somo tlmo purchasing
gsods in the north.
Mr, Gordon Garlington, editor of
tho Hendersonville Hustler of Hen
dersonvllle, N. C visited his relatives
in this city last week.
Mr. Calhoun McQowan has return
ed from Columbia where he has been
doing clerical work during the 0
sion of the legislature.
Mrs. S. M. Wright, and children of
Woodruff, spent the latter part of last
week in the city with her mother,
Mrs. W. T. Dorroh, and other relatives
Messrs D. A. Davis and W. II. An
derson have returned from the north
after spending a couple of weeks in
the big markets purchasing goods for
Misses Elizabeth Swltzer, Blanche
Shell, Ruth Langston, Margaret Mil
ler and Messrs Ambrose Hudgcns and
Will Swltzer attended the play at*
Trinity-Ridge Friday night.
Mrs. Jessio Tatum of McColl,
daughter of Jno. B. Fol t'and a talent
ed musician, is making preparations
for tho rendition of the cantata Xaza
reno in her home town. They have
selected a company of fine voices for
Mr. Qus Hart, who is attending the
University of South Carolina, spent
several days of last week in the city
with his mother. Thursday he had
as his guests the banket ball team of
the University, tho young fellows be
ing on their way to Wofford College.
An ('p-(o-l)a(e Creamery.
Mrs. .1. S. Dennett is preparing to
have a new and model dairy built at
hi>r home in this city. Mrs. Dennett
has had the assistance of Prof. Mason,
of Clomson college, in making the
plans and a model and sanitary dairy
in every respect has been planned.
Mrs. Dennett has been supplying a
few customers in the city for some
time and now finds that, the demand
for milk ami butter is so great that
she will have to increase the output.
Sleeting at Lisbon Church.
By direction of the joint committee
on Endowment special services in the
interest of the Endowment Campaign
will be held at Lisbon church next Sab
bath morning at 11 o'clock, and at
Rocky Spring in the afternoon of the
same day at 3:30 o'clock. Rev. M. E.
Ponbody, of Piedmont Presbytery, will
be present and conduct these services.
A full attendance of the members of
these churches is requested to be pres
Repels Attack of Death.
"Five years ago two doctors told
me 1 had only two years 'o live." This
startling statement was made by Still
man Green. Malachite. Col. " They told
nie 1 would die with consumption. It
was up to nie then to try the Pest
lltllg medicine and 1 began to use Dr.
Kiim's New Discovery. It was well I
did, for today I am working and be
lieve I owe my life to this great throat
and lung cure that has cheated the
grave of another victim." Its folly
to suffer with coughs, colds or other
throat and lung troubles now. 'fake
the cure that's safest. Price 50 cents
and $1.00. Trial bottle free at Lau
rens Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
See Traynham'8 Real Estate Bar
gains on page nine.
We have just received several new
samples In Mantels, they are splendid
values too, and If you are in tho
market for Mantels you will save
monoy by looking at them.
S. M. & E. II. Wilkes # Co.
The Si>n Painter
Prepared to paint your Signs,
Buggies, Carriages, Wagons,
Bicycles, Etc., in the most sat
isfactory manner. -
Next Door to Sanders Bottling Works
Laurens, S. C.
I SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. X
The young folks of the city enjoyed
a very pleasant dance in the Armory
Friday evening. Although only a few
couples were present, a very enjoya
ble evening was spent.
The John B. Kershaw Chapter, 1*.
I). C, held its regular meeting with
Mrs. .T. I). Watts Monday afternoon.
N'ineteen members were present and
a pleasant and profitable meeting was
held. Two particularly good papers
were read at tile meeting, one "Ante
helium Days of the South" by Miss
Laura Barksdale and one "The Re
construction Period" by Miss Laurie
Cromer, These papers were so well
gotten up that it was decided to have
them published, so they will appear
in The Advertiser in subsequent is
sues. A delightful salad course was
served during the afternoon.
Mrs. L E. Babb entertained the
members of the Methodist church
choir Friday afternoon at her home
on Main street. During the evening
many volunteer musical selections
were rendered and delightful refresh
ments were served.
Little Miss Grace Young entertain
ed a number of her little friends Fri
day afternoon with a very beautiful
little party. A large number of the
young folks were present and a hap
py time was spent together.
Miss Mary Sullivan was hostess to
a few friends Friday evening in hon
or of Miss 13dIth Smith, of Columbia
Who is visiting Miss Toccoa Caine
A number of games of bridge were
played after which a very tempting
salad course was served.
A delightful social event of last
week was the entertainment Thurs
day afternoon of the Bridge Whist
club by Mrs. Dial Gray at her new
home. Carnations and doffodiis were
used in the decorations and following
the completion of a series of games
refreshments were served.
See Traynhain's Real Estate Par
gains on page nine.
Delicious Coffee every horning
and always the same with a
Popular in Price - Simple to Operate - ISasy to Glean
SAVES NEARLY HALF
because it extracts all of the good of the coffee
Ask tor our Illustrated
Folder : '' How to
Al l. St/.l S
We are showing a beautiful line of these Goods and
would like for you to call in and let us
show them to you.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & COMPANY
When we left home for New York and other Northern Markets to buy our Spring Stock we
felt as a great many merchants feel, that it would not do to buy a heavy stock, but after getting
there we found so many nice things that the Temptation Was Too Great. So we bought a large
stock and followed our old rule that--"You can't selPem unless you got em." So it will be
your loss if you do not visit us now and all the time for your Spring Supplies in Clothing, Shoes.
Hats, Furnishings, Dry Goods, Dress Goods, Silks, Ladies' Ready-to-wear and Millinery
Because we /e the Right Styles, Right Values at Right Prices. There is nothing else to it.
We know how to do it. All we ask is a chance to prove what we say. Best test is your pocket
book full of money. Spend it here.
Specials for Saturday
Big lot of odds and ends in Cent's, Ladles, Misses and Children's
Shoes, odd sizes which wo will close nt about half price. All
styles and grades of leather, worth $l..r.O to $?',.00 now 75c to $3.00
Big lot Men's and Boy's Hats, worth $1.50 to $3.00 now 75c to $1J>0
.lust received largo shipment Men's and Young Men's and Boys
Suits, all the latest styles.
We aro receiving goods daily In our Ladles Department and
wo extend a cordial invitation to all the ladles to visit this de
partment and seo the good things wo are offering. Big lot Ladles'
spring Suits, come see then..
Men's and Young Moil's.$10.0(1 to $30.00
Boy's Knickerbocker.$3.00 to $10.no
Just received big lot Men's negligee Shirts ....,"?<><?, $1,00 nnd $1.60
Just received big lot Men's Stetson Flats _$3.00, $3.60 and $5.00
Just received big lot Men's half Dose .... ?_10e, lue and 85c
Big lot Men's odd Work Bants, worth $l.f?0 .00c
We want, your business. The special prices wo mention arc for
spot cash?positively no goods will be Charged at thoso special
OUTFITTERS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY